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  • Hsiuchin Yang, Paul Micah Johnson, +4 authors Phang C. Tai
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of Experimental Biology
  • 2005 (First Publication: 15 September 2005)
  • SUMMARY A 60 kDa monomeric protein isolated from the defensive purple ink secretion of the sea hare Aplysia californica was cloned and sequenced, and is the first sea hare antimicrobial protein to beContinue Reading
  • Bernard D. Davis, Lein Lein Chen, Phang C. Tai
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 1986 (First Publication: 1 August 1986)
  • Among the pleiotropic effects of aminoglycosides, their irreversible uptake and their blockade of initiating ribosomes have appeared to explain their bactericidal action, while the contributions ofContinue Reading
  • Ko-Chun Ko, Binghe Wang, Phang C. Tai, Charles D. Derby
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy
  • 2008 (First Publication: 1 December 2008)
  • The ink of sea hares (Aplysia californica) contains escapin, an L-amino acid oxidase that metabolizes L-lysine, thereby producing a mixture that kills microbes and deters attacking predators. ThisContinue Reading
  • Bernard Chen, Phang C. Tai, Robert W. Harrison, Yi Pan
  • Computer Science
  • Sixth IEEE Symposium on BioInformatics and…
  • 2006 (First Publication: 16 October 2006)
  • Protein sequence motifs information is very important to the analysis of biologically significant regions. The conserved regions have the potential to determine the conformation, function andContinue Reading